Tear down these *red* curtains
M Eastman
M Eastman
Nov 5, 2014

Tear down these red curtains
and let light into
grown accustomed
to melancholy

As curtains close and night descends,
Peter J Thomas
Peter J Thomas
Feb 21, 2016

As curtains close and night descends,
We hide from Monday's dawn,
The duvet drawn over our eyes,
We hope to miss the morn'

Peter Davies
Peter Davies
May 6, 2015

I see it there
The curtain on the wall
Where there is no window.
There is nothing to cover,
Yet it stays tied shut.
The lace tails quiver
With imaginary wind;
It drips with
Invisible rain.

#free   #form   #imaginary   #curtain  
My eyelids are curtains
Tony Scallo
Tony Scallo
Dec 1, 2014

My eyelids are curtains
That cast a silhouette of my soul,
You're blind to what's behind them,
While they remain closed
They wait to open;

And the light will soon shine
Front and center stage,
An audience of people
To watch my life play;

It is a show, every single day

#life   #eyes   #soul   #eyelids   #curtains  
Erin Suurkoivu
Erin Suurkoivu
Sep 24, 2016

Night lowers its curtain of silence,
my only time to steal away, and
suck the flavour out of every
lovely rind.

It is its lime
mine to enjoy.
If only I could taste it.

#time   #night   #silence   #taste   #bitterness   #curtain   #lime   #flavour   #rind  
Sunlight streaks through red curtains
Janella Sanchez
Janella Sanchez
Nov 8, 2015

Sunlight streaks through red curtains
The room is painted orange
Now yellow

A yellow room
How melancholic
How sad

Ask me what color sadness is
I will take you
To the room where the sun
Bathes four walls
With forgotten memories
Forlorn hopes
Pangs of guilt
Staggering regrets

I will take you
Where sadness fills a room
From ceiling to floor

Sunlight streaks through red curtains
The room is no longer painted orange
But yellow

Even when the sun has sunk
The color yellow remains
Like an unvanishing afterthought

Jul 20, 2014

I used to show him my most,
embarrassing, humiliated pictures

I used to tell him,
everything I felt bad about.

He knows all the little flaws,
that clung on my body
He knows every story,
I left behind with my past

He knows my thoughts,
how I feel,
and what I wrote.

He loves me so much,
and would never give up on me.

But I need to stop it all,
because my skin felt a lightweight curtain
between the both of us
and my heart feels,
it might be an invisible dark one.

My guy best friend, feeling lately that I was wrong. Telling him everything and anything. Because when I dig deeper, most privacy of mine was told then his.
#trust   #friend   #best   #black   #me   #no   #he   #guy   #curtain   #bestie  
Supriya Hegde
Supriya Hegde
Nov 9, 2015

Beyond the pure curtain of mist,
At a distance stood the lofty hill,
Somewhere in between - she does exist,
Changing course of climate at her will;

On every leaf, a raindrop danced,
Nature sat like a fairy's child,
At all the greenery, she glanced,
Her tune - a perfect rhythm and mild;

Then, she stood with open arms,
To embrace the first unceasing rain,
As though the rains were charms,
Her eyes were bright without pain;

The melody echoed in the meadows,
In the bushes little flowers bloomed,
Little creatures stayed in the shadows,
And in the shimmering moonlight she loomed;

Raindrops lost to the vast sea,
The waves splashed onto the shore,
She gave in to the plea,
A gown of blue and green she wore;

#peace   #fall   #happiness   #rain   #nature   #winter   #growth   #mist   #curtain   #greenery  
Yusof Asnan
Yusof Asnan
Jul 15, 2016

You were known as a man of few words,

Yet you spoke of a thousand advice,

You held in all the pain,

So no one can hear your cries.

It's never my intention to argue with you,

I grew up knowing more of the ill toungue,

Been taught to detest;debate and prove myself right,

Since I was very young.

I wasn't there most of the time,

But don't mistook me for seeking freedom,

Such are not within my wish,

All that was so you can be there with them.

You left-

My dream is now broken.

Its all for the love,

That I might never have shown.

In my prayers and our memories,

Is where you stay,

Because Goodbye,

Is something I could never say.


Forgive me for not being able to be who you wished me to be.
I love you dad.
#love   #dad   #memory   #final   #curtain   #hiy   #yusofasnan  
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